Read ➬ Want Author Lynn Steger Strong –

Want Grappling With Motherhood, Economic Anxiety, Rage, And The Limits Of Language, Want Is A Fiercely Personal Novel That Vibrates With Anger, Insight, And LoveElizabeth Is Tired Years After Coming To New York To Try To Build A Life, She Has Found Herself With Two Kids, A Husband, Two Jobs, A PhD And Now They Re Filing For Bankruptcy As She Tries To Balance Her Dream And The Impossibility Of Striving Toward It While Her Work And Home Lives Feel Poised To Fall Apart, She Wakes At Ungodly Hours To Run Miles By The Icy River, Struggling To Quiet Her ThoughtsWhen She Reaches Out To Sasha, Her Long Lost Childhood Friend, It Feels Almost Harmless One Of Those Innocuous Ruptures That Exist Online, In Texts But Her Timing Is Uncanny Sasha Is Facing A Crisis, Too, And Perhaps After Years Apart, Their Shared Moments Of Crux Can Bring Them Back Into Each Other S LivesIn Want, Lynn Steger Strong Explores The Subtle Violences Enacted On A Certain Type Of Woman When She Dares To Want Things And All The Various Violences In Which She Implicates Herself As She Tries To Survive

About the Author: Lynn Steger Strong

Lynn Steger Strong was born and raised in South Florida and received an MFA in Fiction from Columbia University where she also taught Freshman Writing She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two small girls.

10 thoughts on “Want

  1. says:

    Lynn Steger Strong s Want reads like a highly personal confession of various wants the want of money and stability in one s life and career

  2. says:

    This is one of my favorite kind of books where I breezed through it in a couple days but there were countless points where I had to stop and

  3. says:

    All that talking, years of reading There was a time I thought that all language might contain something of value, but most of life is flat and

  4. says:

    A novel about being trapped in exactly the life you were privileged enough to lead The narrator of this novel, 34 year old Elizabeth, is white an

  5. says:

    3.5 stars Want is a reflection on what people take for granted Elizabeth, the main character, has a husband and family, and is an educator Her husb

  6. says:

    On the surface, it would seem like Elizabeth, the heroine of Lynn steger Strong s novel WANT, has the world figured out if she only would stop navel

  7. says:

    This is the book I needed to read Read it in a single day, but I m still over here thinking about it The struggle of being a woman right now is dealt w

  8. says:

    WANT is a novel that situates the reader under the skin of a mother of two with a PhD, too many teaching jobs, fractured relationships with her parents a

  9. says:

    I loved this book Its subject, its style, and its honest description of modern life as it is for many people Working hard, never having enough money, the s

  10. says:

    A contemporary, introspective narration of a young married mother of two young daughters She does no have a flourishing job, sex seems pretty boring with her

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